Phoronix: Mandriva Improves Silicon Motion Driver

Along with VIA releasing a new open-source X.Org video driver, there is work underway on improving the status of another open-source graphics driver. Silicon Motion is perhaps more obscure than VIA Technologies when it comes to integrated graphics, but they primarily specialize in low-power graphics chips for tablet PCs. The xf86-video-siliconmotion driver usually only receives a handful of commits a year and from a few different developers such as Adam Jackson, Egbert Eich, and Alex Deucher...

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